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Part IA lectures on Computational Projects (CATAM)

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Materials for the Easter term 2017 lectures will appear here shortly.  There will be some small changes this year, but last year's materials (still available below) will give you an idea of what to expect.

All lectures will be held on Tues/Thurs at 10:00 in the Cockcroft Lecture Theatre (On click, map opens in new tab/window).

You may wish to right-click on the links below to save the files to your computer.  You will be prompted to log in via Raven.

# Date Topic  Associated MATLAB files (zipped)
1 Thurs 27 Apr 2017 Introduction. Example: matrix multiplication matmult.m
2 Tues 2 May 2017 Numbers and errors (contains 1 file)
3 Thurs 4 May 2017 Example: transcendental equations (contains 6 files)
4 Tues 9 May 2017 Example: ordinary differential equations (contains 5 files)
5 Thurs 11 May 2017 Example: Gaussian elimination 1 (contains 8 files)
6 Tues 16 May 2017 Example: Gaussian elimination 2, Fibonnaci numbers (contains 7 files)
7 Thurs 18 May 2017 Programming practice (contains 5 files)
8 Tues 23 May 2017 Important details: write-up, submission, etc.  

If you have queries about the lectures or lecture materials, please e-mail Dr Wingate at For any CATAM queries not directly related to lectures, please e-mail the CATAM helpline at